Selecting the Right Mobile Device for Your Retail Store


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Lockers get smart on the Colorado slopes

By incorporating RFID, touchscreens and a mobile app, SnowGate puts a high-tech spin on old school lockers.

Self-service beer taps turn customers into bartenders

RFID-based beer taps refine the bar experience and put customers in charge of their service.

Motorola's imaging scanner looks to make a lasting impression (Video)

The company said its six-sided biopic imaging scanner is future-ready with smartphone integration and RFID.

Vending machine micromarket hot trend: QSR branded products? (Commentary)

Micromarkets can provide benefits such as accessibility, flexibility and profitability for brands willing to adopt them.

NRF show goes big on self-service

Solution providers show retail the benefits of self-service tech.

Technical challenges to NFC implementation: Lessons from the aviation industry

From passport readers to frequent flyer cards, NFC in aviation calls for the highest level of security.

Green kiosk startups battle landfill waste

The next generation of green kiosks fight waste by promoting recycling and sustainability. 

Commentary: Will self-service focused hotels be the next big thing?

Attending the National Retail Federation's Big Show this week brought me to New York City, where I stayed in the ultimate hotel designed for self-service. Yotel, a hotel chain based in the United Kingdom, opened the New York location two...

RFID + social media = marketing machine (video)

Kiosks designed for tradeshows allow attendees to sign in and post photos to Facebook.

How to “Like” a Kiosk

Marketers are constantly looking for information what people actually do at trade events. Not what they do after show hours, that information should stay between the attendee and his or her concierge.

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Microsoft Surface tablets and RFID tags power LeanBox kiosks

Needham, Massachusetts-based LeanBox is supplying self-service healthy food kiosks equipped with Microsoft Surface Tablets, RFID-tagged products and contactless membership cards. LeanBox’s flagship product is called fyfo, which stands for “for you, for others”, Shea Coakley, LeanBox’s co-founder and CEO, explained...

Kaba intros kiosk for on-demand keycards

Kaba Access & Data Systems Americas, an electronic lock supplier for the multifamily housing market, has added the K-COD 200 self-service kiosk to complement its electronic lock products for the military housing market. The keycard self-service kiosk dispenses temporary keycards...

Ireland's academic libraries turn to self-service

The technology company 3M is rolling out its second-generation SelfCheck library kiosks to libraries around Ireland, according to The new kiosks feature customized front panels and 3M RFID technology that allows for fast item identification. The RFID tags are...

Shuttle to present facial recognition tech at Infocomm MEA 2013

Shuttle Inc. announced plans to present its various solutions at Infocomm MEA 2013 on Oct.

CBP adds more kiosks to pedestrian border crossing

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency will install eight new kiosks at the pedestrian port of entry in San Ysidro.

RFID wristbands keep cash out of the water

RFID-based cashless payments are making a splash at Cedar Fair's Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown, Pa. PDC announced that its Smart Band RFID Wristband and Kiosk System are now in use throughout the park. The PDC Smart RFID Wristband Dispensing Kiosk features touchscreens provided by EuroTouch and custom software developed by KioWare.

AIS intros multitouch panel PC

American Industrial Systems Inc. announced the release of an 18.5-inch all-in-one touchscreen panel PC.

RFID event to feature latest tech innovations

RFID Journal announced today that a record number of new products will be exhibited at RFID Journal LIVE! 2013 in Orlando, Fla. Some of the products that attendees will be able to view at LIVE! include: HID Global's Trusted Tag...

Materna to present new tech at Passenger Terminal Expo

At this year's Passenger Terminal Expo in Geneva, Switzerland, new products relating to convenient, efficient passenger processing will be presented for the public for the first time by Materna, a provider of integrated passenger services. Among the solutions to be...

LEID to showcase biometric-controlled asset lockers

LEID Products LLC, provider of electronic locker and cabinet storage with biometric asset protection and control, today announced its participation at the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association Annual Trade Show. The BACS Asset Management System encompasses the BACS ID Station...

RFID locker protecting gear on Colorado ski slopes (Video)

KIOSK Information Systems has brought its RFID-equipped kiosk locker system to the slopes. The company announced its work with the founders of the SnowGate Locker to develop an intelligent system to secure gear at ski resorts. Users access the lockers through a touchscreen LCD user interface where a credit card rental transaction is conducted.

JC Penney ditches RFID plans for tagging and self-checkout

JC Penney has shelved its plans for a large-scale RFID implementation across store locations, according to an article on As February marks the deadline set six months ago, the retailer now says it plans to cut back the RFID...

Hotel chain goes Swiss to maximize digital signage efficiency

International hotel chain Kempinksi Hotels deployed NAVORI QL digital signage software to power signage enabling the placement of customers' logos and welcome messages on meeting room, lobby and hotel entrance digital signage screens. The first screens are now operational in...

RFID wristbands, cashless payment solution to display at Event Live Expo

Precision Dynamics Corp., a provider of automatic wristband identification, and RFID solutions provider Intellitix will showcase their RFID solutions at the Event Live Expo, Feb. 5-7 in Los Angeles. Expo attendees will be able to participate in an interactive demonstration...

KIOSK targets NRF with display of Bullet-Lock feature

Retail rental transactions are the focus of KIOSK Information Systems' display at next week's NRF Big Show in New York City. The LockSpot Self-Service Rental Platform incorporates an RFID tracking and locking mechanism that secures and tracks rental assets while...

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